Friday, August 12, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 12.08.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE
DAILY BULLETIN | 12.08.2011 | 18:30 UTC
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EUROPE
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UK
London police out in force amid fears of weekend return to rioting

Police in England have been deployed in full force amid fears of a return
of the rioting that blighted London and other major cities earlier this
week. Arrests continue as courts work overtime to process defendants.

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Politics
Ukraine president rules out trial interference as rival's appeal rejected

Viktor Yanukovych says he is legally bound not to break up a trial against
his rival and Ukraine's former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, whose
appeal against incarceration was rejected by a Kyiv court on Friday.

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BUSINESS
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Finance
Germany calls for Europe-wide short-selling ban

The trading strategy known as short-selling came into sharp focus Friday as
four eurozone nations placed short-term bans on the practice. EU economic
heavyweight Germany has called for its complete prohibition.

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France
French economy stagnates in second quarter

The French economy disappointed Friday with second-quarter figures showing
zero growth in gross domestic product. The results come amid flagging
confidence in French financial institutions.

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WORLD
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Arab World
Germany cancels Egyptian debts amid hopes of 'Arab Summer'

Germany has cancelled almost a quarter of a billion euros in debt that was
owed to it by Egypt. Instead of paying the money back, the country will be
investing the same amount in development projects.

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SPORTS
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Women's Soccer
German football legend Birgit Prinz retires

Germany national soccer team stalwart Birgit Prinz has announced her
retirement, bringing to a close an incredible career that included several
world and European championships.

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THE WALL
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Remembering German history

Fifty years ago a wall was built which separated East from West Berlin for
almost three decades. Deutsche Welle looks back at what became the concrete
symbol of the Cold War.

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ENVIRONMENT & DEVELOPMENT
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Climate
In Cologne, climate protection begins at home

A field research project is following 90 Cologne-based households that are
trying to change their lifestyles to help protect the climate. The state's
consumer protection watchdog is keeping tabs on the volunteers.

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NL PROMOTION
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The Berlin Wall at 50 – Memories and insights

What was it like to live in a divided country? For the 50th anniversary of
the Berlin Wall, Deutsche Welle created a dossier with pictures, features
and video content – perfect for a walk through history.

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